Supplier Diversity: Building Wealth Strategically – a conversation with Bank of America


Learn how Bank of America is expanding its Impact and Supplier Diversity presence.

Explore the growing opportunities they are creating to engage with Diverse business owners via its Supplier/Procurement offices. Discover how the organization aims to deploy efforts that help get business owners regular contracted work that supports this mission.

Guest speaker bios:

Vonshe Jenkins is an SVP at Bank of America, serving as the Head of Supplier Diversity and Responsible Sourcing. She is responsible for leading a team that develops and delivers business strategies that lead the company’s efforts in increasing opportunities for diverse businesses (minority, women, veteran, LGBT, and disabled-owned businesses) to participate in Bank of America’s competitive Sourcing and Procurement processes. She also develops and implements the policies that set the expectations BOA has for its entire supplier base in the areas of business integrity, diversity and inclusion, human rights, labor practices, health and safety, and environmental management (ESG).

Waziri Garuba is an MLT Alumni who runs his own Advisory business (Harlem Labs Advisory) in Austin, Texas. Harlem Labs supports founders’ growth and strategy needs. He is also a founding member of the Global Majority Supplier Cooperative (GMSCO)

Event details

Date: October 12, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM
- 11:30 AM
Virtual Event

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